Rise in deceased organ donations
Tamil Nadu has reached a record high in the number of organ donations in 2024.
▪ In 130 days (as of May 9, 2024), the number of deceased donor organ donations has crossed 100 in the State.
▪ According to the Health Department, this was the highest number ever registered since the Tamil Nadu Cadaver Transplant Program (CTP) was launched in the State on September 2008.
Organ transplantation in Tamil Nadu is regulated by India’s Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994.
▪ It is facilitated by the Transplant Authority of Tamil Nadu (TRANSTAN)

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